com·​fy | \ ˈkəm(p)-fē How to pronounce comfy (audio) \
comfier; comfiest

Definition of comfy

: comfortable a comfy sofa a comfy routine

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Examples of comfy in a Sentence

couldn't wait to return home and sleep in his own comfy bed customers are not likely to get too comfy in the restaurant's unforgiving chairs
Recent Examples on the Web Climb to the top of Machu Picchu without leaving your comfy couch. Andrea Romano, Travel + Leisure, "How to Visit the Wonders of Peru and Machu Picchu From the Safety of Your Couch," 25 Apr. 2020 With the bed stowed, a comfy couch provides a perfect space to relax and watch television; guests can relax in the driver's or passenger's seat, since both swivel around toward the living space and even provide attached footrests. Drew Dorian, Car and Driver, "Airstream's Latest Atlas RV Lets You Imagine Going Off the Grid," 17 Apr. 2020 Now on every visit, Terry settles into one of the many comfy couches there and falls asleep. Steve Hartman, CBS News, "Man who naps with cats helped raise nearly $100,000 for a pet sanctuary," 22 Nov. 2019 The shop is small but charming, with a looong comfy couch and tiny tables. Jeanette Marantosstaff Writer, Los Angeles Times, "Four Hours: Claremont is vintage, delicious and delightfully smart," 4 Oct. 2019 In fact, these reviewers don’t just own 2 or 3 pairs of these comfy kicks. Braelyn Wood,, "Shoppers Love Ecco’s Soft 7 Sneakers So Much, They’re Buying Them in Every Color," 23 Apr. 2020 Then ensure enough square footage for a comfy chair and a side table. Jessica Bennett, Better Homes & Gardens, "How to Set Up the Most Relaxing Zen Den Imaginable," 20 Apr. 2020 For more casual get-togethers, there’s a sitting area with a sofa, comfy chairs, and lounge-height tables. Emma Bazilian, House Beautiful, "How One Designer Made a Buttoned-Up Brownstone Feel Fresh," 10 Mar. 2020 Three chandeliers sparkle prettily over window and bar seats (with recharging outlets), a banquet with throw pillows, marble-top tables, and even a nook with two comfy chairs, hidden away. Joan Wilder,, "Twice as lucky as café opens second location," 9 Jan. 2020

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First Known Use of comfy

1829, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for comfy

by shortening & alteration — see comfort entry 1

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The first known use of comfy was in 1829

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27 May 2020

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“Comfy.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Jun. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of comfy

informal : physically comfortable

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